Professor Laurence M. Ball was the keynote speaker at the 11th Annual Conference of the European Economics and Finance Society at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey on June 16, discussing “Fiscal Consolidations.”
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Date: June 10, 2012
Date: April 19, 2012
Robert Moffitt, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics is elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. Robert will be inducted at a ceremony Oct. 6, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.. For details, see Two Johns Hopkins Professors Named to the American Academy of Arts […]
Date: April 16, 2012
Professor Joe Harrington gives the Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series on U.S. Antitrust Policy at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Date: April 9, 2012
Dr. Molly K. Macauley (PhD 1983), Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow at the Resources for the Future delivered the Carolyn and Edward Wenk Jr. Lecture in Technology and Public Policy on Friday, April 27, on the Homewood campus. Macauley talk, “Forever Ours: Technology, Economics and Institutions for Managing Long-Lived Environmental Problems,” began at […]
Date: March 30, 2012
Public lecture on “The Construction of an Imperial Paradigm: Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Thomas Kuhn, and the Rise and Fall of Chicago Economics 1940-1976” by Professor Eric Schliesser , BOF Research Professor, Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen keynote speaker at the Provost's Symposium on the Social Determinants of Health.
Date: March 27, 2012
Category: Other Events
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen gave the keynote speech at the Provost’s Symposium on the Social Determinants of Health. The symposium was held at the Shriver Hall Auditorium on May 8-9, 2012. The full agenda and more information can be found here. Registration was required. Register now.
Stellar Faculty Recruiting Year – Jorge Balat, Nick Papageorge and Yuya Sasaki joining the department in Fall 2012
Date: March 7, 2012
Arriving in Fall 2012 are two assistant professors in applied microeconomics – Jorge Balat in industrial organization from Yale and Nick Papageorge in health and labor economics from Washington U. at St. Louis – and an assistant professor in microeconometrics – Yuya Sasaki from Brown. All three are superb additions to a core of microeconomists […]
Date: February 24, 2012
The Spring 2012 Sumerlin Lecture will be given by Prof. Edward Glaeser of Harvard University. He will speak on “Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, Happier”. Details: Friday, April 13, 6:00 pm, at the University of California Washington Center, 1608 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Date: February 12, 2012
Professor Robert Moffitt has been appointed by the President of the American Economic Association, Christopher Sims, to be Chair of the AEA Committee on Government Relations. The Committee represents the interests of the economics profession in Washington, D.C. and around the country. http://www.aeaweb.org/committees/Govt_Relations/index.php
Date: January 19, 2012
The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced the appointment of Jon Faust as special adviser in the Office of Board Members, effective January 17. Link to Press Release